Bummed out because you can’t get to Russia to see David Hallberg make his debut with The Bolshoi in The Sleeping Beauty alongside Svetlana Zakharova? Cheer up! Ballet in Cinema/Emerging Pictures is bringing the performance to you live in movie theaters across the country on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 10am Eastern. New Yorkers can go to BIG Cinemas Manhattan Theater. Check balletincinema.com for a theater near you.
[Photo credit: Svetlana Zakharova as Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty (c) photo by Bausova, courtesy Ballet in Cinema]
On Saturday morning, Russell Horning—aka 15-year-old Instagram king @i_got_barzz—was already kind of famous. His admittedly bad but weirdly mesmerizing dance videos had earned him shoutouts from the likes of Rihanna (and dance tributes from the likes of Josh Killacky).
But by Sunday morning? By Sunday morning, Russell Got Barzz had reached an entirely different level of memedom. Because Katy Perry tapped the teen—signature backpack and all—to perform "Swish Swish" with her on "Saturday Night Live." And the internet lost its darn mind.
If, like me, you've ever wondered (and wondered) how that stunning opening scene in La La Land came together, do we have a treat for you.
Fashion looks better in motion—that's why runways exist. But when does fashion look REALLY amazing? In dancey motion. And exhibit #69372 in the case for the inescapable connection between dance and fashion is this new video from Harper's Bazaar, featuring our favorite dancer/model/rock star, Larsen Thompson.
But when you're the only male ballet student at your studio, fighting dumb stereotypes about ballet being for girls, it's easy to feel alone. That's what makes this video featuring Gabriel Romero, an 11-year-old ballet student at Philadelphia Dance Center, especially meaningful.